February

  • Six One News: US residents fearful of 'fracking'

    RTE News (Ireland)

    February 16, 2012

    Irish national television station interviews the Academy’s Dr. Richard Horwitz regarding the Marcellus Shale.

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  • Attack of the awful movies

    The Philadelphia Inquirer

    February 12, 2012

    Steadily gaining in popularity, the Academy’s Mega-Bad Movie Night” attracts a sell-out crowd with its “snarky panel of experts” providing commentary and laughs. Includes online video.

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  • Rare dinosaur find expands Franklin Institute exhibit

    WHYY Newsworks.org

    February 3, 2012

    Scientists from the Academy and Drexel University introduce and install a fossil from a new dinosaur species to an exhibit at The Franklin Institute. Includes online slide show.

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  • Genghis Jon

    The Scientist

    February 1, 2012

    Academy entomologist Dr. Jon Gelhaus is featured for his longtime groundbreaking research as leader of the Mongolian Aquatic Insect Survey which also trains new generations of Mongolians to identify and protect their fauna. Includes online video.

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